TRIM YOUR TREE EVENT: Shoppers of Brighton merchandise who make a single $100 purchase between Oct. 31 and Nov. 16 will receive a complimentary, exclusively designed Brighton holiday tree ornament. Participating retailers will offer two different ornaments (valued at $25 and $30) during the event. To see the Brighton line and find an area location: www.brighton.com.
FASHION SHOW: Peruvian designer Luis Carlos Machicao will preview his 2009 Fall/Winter Collection at the Assistance League of Charlotte's Savor the Season fashion show, 10:30 a.m. Nov. 10 at the Renaissance Charlotte Suites Hotel, 2800 Coliseum Centre Drive. The event includes a runway fashion show, lunch and specialty shopping. Proceeds will benefit the Assistance League's philanthropic programs for area children. Tickets: $75 per person ($45 of it is tax deductible). www.assistanceleague.org.